Lifelong Dental Care
Overview A great full-time opportunity with a community based, dental clinic serving a diverse, underserved patient population. LifeLong Medical Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing compassionate and innovative team-based care. LMC offers all aspects of general dentistry services. Our team pursues an integrated approach, which includes psychosocial services and cares across a continuum of acuity. If you believe in comprehensive health and dental care for all, as well as in continuous quality improvement in patient care, this practice and leadership opportunity should appeal to you. About LifeLong Medical Care: LifeLong provides high-quality health and social services to people of all ages; creates models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities, and families; and advocates for continuous improvements in the health of our communities. LifeLong operates 20 community health care centers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, a Supportive Housing Program, an Adult Day Health Center, two dental clinics, and three school-based health centers. We currently serve over 62,000 patients with 220,000+ visits annually. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, dependent and domestic partner coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan and both state and federal loan repayment programs. To learn more about our health center, please see our website: www.lifelongmedical.org. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal opportunity employer. Responsibilities •Performs general dentistry services, including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums, and related oral structures •Examines patients to determine the nature of the conditioning affecting the patient, utilizing x-rays, dental instruments, and other diagnostic procedures •Performs all aspects of general dentistry such as, but not limited to, fillings, extractions, root canals, removable and fixed prosthetics, and preventive care. •Provides oral hygiene services to include dental prophylaxis, periodontal treatment and oral hygiene education. •Evaluates and assesses medical history for appropriate follow-up and treatment, provides referrals as appropriate. Qualifications •Successful completion of a dental program (DMD or DDS) and Dental Board Examinations •Current and valid California DEA License. •Current AHA approved CPR certification.